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Xoptix signs OEM agreement with Hosokawa

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Malvern based Xoptix Ltd, has signed an OEM agreement with Hosokawa Micron Ltd and Hosokawa Alpine, to sell their particle sizer through a tried and tested relationship, which spans over 5 years and 100 units.

The Xoptix XO particle sizer is used in applications such as cement, pharmaceutical, calcium carbonate and toner, where continued monitoring of particle size is critical. The unique inline quality control monitoring offers these industries genuine cost savings that are realised quickly, due to increased process efficiency.

Stuart Barton, Sales Director at Xoptix, explains: “We’ve worked with Hosokawa for many years, as the powder and bulk process industry is a key focus for our inline particle sizer. They liked our inline particle sizer that much they wanted to put their name on it!” He adds “Our global distribution network will continue to grow in 2015, as we not only diversify into new markets with new products, but also expand our current stronghold in applications such as cement, powder coating and petrochemical catalysts.”

Hosokawa Micron Ltd, whose headquarters are in Runcorn, England, and Hosokawa Alpine, which is based in Augsburg, Germany, specialise in mixing, drying, agglomeration and allied Powder Processing Systems. Their main activities are concentrated in the field of design and supply of equipment and systems, for mechanical and thermal processing of dry and wet powders.

Xoptix Limited designs, manufactures and distributes particle sizing products for process applications and has over 30 years’ experience in laser diffraction for sizing particles.

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